The Power List: ANDERSON COOPER
By Out.com Editors
Journalist/News Anchor/Talk-Show Host, 44
After stints on 60 Minutes and alongside Kelly Ripa (he was rumored as a possible replacement when Regis Philbin retired), he launched his own talk show, Anderson. Guests haven’t brought in the ratings, although the show was picked up for a second season. He continues to do his respected Anderson Cooper 360° on CNN and remains a silver-haired heartthrob to countless Middle-American housewives.